Mekhi Phifer Confirms Series Regular Status on Lie to Me

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Mekhi Phifer isn't just joining Lie to Me for a few episodes, beginning May 6.

The actor has confirmed to E! Online that his character of Ben Reynolds will be sticking around for the foreseeable future.

Ben Reynolds

"I'm going to be a series regular," Phifer said earlier this week. "I'm one of the leads on the show. I'm on my second episode right now. I'm an FBI agent, so I get to kick ass and take names and shoot people. I'm having a great time."

The former ER doctor also teased Lie to Me's season finale: "Expect a lot of explosions and deaths."

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Lie to Me Quotes

Weil: You haven't done enough muck-raking for one day?
Ria: Sir. We don't think you were doing anything sexual at that club, because, I believe this escort, Melissa, who you paid for time with-
Weil: What about her?
Ria: She's your daughter.

Gillian: Do you still have that note, that I brought you? I want it for my office.
Cal: (handing over the note) You really are a pack rat.
Gillian: You could have just told me what this was for.
Cal: No. You're a terrible liar.
Gillian: Normal people think that's a good thing.